Official CV

Current Positions

PresidentGirls in Tech Global (GIT)
Founder & Principal
Other Side Group (OSG)
Adjunct Professor, Public Relations Department at The Newhouse School, Syracuse University
Contributor, Forbes
Advisory Board, Social Media Breakfast Syracuse
Board Member, Willowbank Yacht Club

Education

MBA, Goizueta Business School at Emory University, Atlanta GA
Foci: Entrepreneurship & Marketing

  • Co-President of Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club
  • First-year Representative of Goizueta Women in Business
  • Teaching Assistant at undergraduate and graduate level for Ethics in Leadership, Ideation and Entrepreneurship courses
  • Co-organizer of Servant Leadership-based LEAD week
  • First cellist in Emory Symphony Orchestra, member of Honors Quartet

MA in International Relations, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, Medford MA
Foci: Southwest Asia & Islamic Civilization, Security Studies

  • Teaching Assistant at graduate and undergraduate level for Introduction to International Relations, Epidemiology and Society, and US Foreign Policy in the Middle East courses as well as GMAP Executive Education Program
  • Independent research for the Jebsen Center for Counterterrorism Studies, focusing on the Bangladeshi madrasas and possible links to terrorism. Findings presented at the NPSA Conference in November 2006

BA, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
Double Major – Political Science, History
Minor in French, Certificate in International Relations

  • First cellist in University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

Certificate in Contemporary Europe, Syracuse University DIPA Program

 

Publications/Presentations

Kate Brodock of Girls in Tech: There is a Place for Women Leaders in the Tech Fields (TechCocktail) Interview, 13 March 2014

The Ongoing Issue of Funding Women Entrepreneurs (SXSW) Panelist, 8 March 2014

Student Startups: The Ultimate Educational Experience (SXSWEdu) Moderator, 6 March 2014

How Big Data & Analytics are Transforming our Strategic Thinking (CuseCon – PRSSA Regional Conference) Moderator, 1 March 2014

Winning with Analytics (Social Media Week NYC) Moderator, 20 February 2014

Keeping Up With Kate (CNY Woman Magazine) Cover Feature, December 2013

Lean In: Women in Tech (Canada3.0) Panelist, 15 May 2013

Ok, Women Can’t Have it All, But Maybe No One Can (SXSW) Panelist, 11 March 2013

The Gender Agenda, Gaining Momentum (United Nations Association) Emcee of International Women’s Day event, 8 March 2013

Work Hard. Play Hard. Love Hard. (TEDxYouth) Presentation, 17 November 2012

How Does Technology Make It Harder To Lead, and How Does It Make It Easier?” (Fast Company) 5 November 2012

Equality is Great, But What About the Real Benefits of Women in Leadership?” (Forbes) 26 September 2012

Pinterest for Business: How to Pin your company to the top of the Hottest Social Media Network Quoted in section on non-profit use, 18 August 2012

Women Can’t Have it All, But Maybe No One Can” (Forbes) 25 June 2012

Women in Tech Debates: Paying respect to the real issues at hand with a bit of journalistic integrity” - (Forbes) 4 June 2012

Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need to Know” (Mashable) 4 June 2012

3 Reasons Why Pinterest is All the Buzz” (Agency Post) 4 June 2012

Blogging Consistency” (BlogWorld) Video interview, 18 May 2012

Generation Flux - (Fast Company) Innovation Uncensored Panelist, 18 April 2012

Coding And Tech Skills As The Next Need-to-know Skill Set?” (Forbes) 28 March 2012

What is Generation Flux?” – (Fast Company) 27 March 2012

Everybody’s a Bloody Entrepreneur. Or Are They? (SXSW) 11 March 2012

9 Ways Students Can Use Social Media to Boost Their Careers” (Mashable) 10 February 2012

Getting Your Published Content Read” (WebProNews) 3 November 2011

Female CEO breaks glass ceiling at IBM” (MSNBC, quote) 31 October 2011

Content Curation: What Does it Take to be Successful” (WebProNews) 29 October 2011

How to use social media” (Mass High Tech) 20 July 2011

GCACC members learn to ‘tweet,’ ‘blog:’  April monthly members meeting included presentation on online marketing” – (Cazenovia Republican), 21 April 2011

2.5 Minutes with Kate Brodock,” (genConnect), 15 March 2011 at SXSW

TEDWomen: Two Days of Empowerment,” (Owni), 29 December 2010

Digital Activism Decoded: The New Mechanics of Change, Chapter on the Digital Divide, 30 June 2010

A hand up: The importance of bringing girls along,” (Boston Herald), 1 January 2010

Guest on HubSpot TV, 6 November 2009

Your Customers are Talking to You. Are you Listening?” (Pink Magazine), 19 October 2009

Leveraging Digital Media in a Down Economy,” (Emerson College), 6 October 2009

Community tools needed to improve STEM education,” (Mass High Tech), 2 July 2009

Top 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs,” (Strategy Magazine), March/April 2009

New media has something to teach the area’s universities,” (Mass High Tech), November 2008

“Women and Education: The importance of women in the Bangladeshi madrasa system,” (Presentation at NPSA Conference), November 2006

Research Experience

Digital Activism Survey Results, July 2009 (.pdf format)

Ongoing research on how digital technologies are being used in both worldwide grassroots efforts and in global democratic initiatives. (DigiActive)

“Documenting Kenya’s Elections Using Crisis Mapping Techniques,” (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative), 2008

“To Outsource or Not to Outsource: The strategic decisions involved when considering outsourcing as a viable firm option,” (2008)

Terrorism in the Bangladesh madrasa system, (Jebsen Center for Counterterrorism), 2006

 

Experience

Girls in Tech, 2008-present
President
Global non-profit for women in technology and entrepreneurship.

  • Lead the global initiatives of the organization, as well as oversee our 40+ Chapters around the world.

Other Side Group, 2008-present
Founder & Principal
Integrated marketing & communications firm located in Syracuse NY and Denver CO.

Center for Social Commerce at The Newhouse School, Syracuse University, 2013-2014
Director

  • Led the new Center in its efforts within Newhouse, on campus, and to external audiences.

Syracuse University, 2011-2013
Executive Director of Digital and Social Media

  • Led campus-wide strategy and initiatives in the space.

Kris Tech Wire, 2009-present
Marketing and Business Strategy at the family business.

Bose Corporate, 2007
MBA Product Marketing Intern

  • Responsible for sales analysis and customer satisfaction analysis for premium product line. Projects included compilation and dissection of data, presentation of findings to upper management, and initiation of action items stemming from findings.
  • Other projects included product phase out, analysis and implementation of one-month promotional program, construction of additional customer satisfaction surveys and in-store test proposal.

Kate Brodock, 2005-2006
Independent Researcher

  • Launched a market research consulting practice specializing in business plans development, competitive analysis and market due diligence.

Priority 5 Group, 2005
Senior Analyst, European Markets

Start-up focusing on Critical Infrastructure Preparedness for private firms using simulation software.

  • Proved as a major decision-maker in firm, and part of the three person founding team.
  • Conducted heavy market and business research in all applicable areas, including security, technology and terrorism.
  • Executed communication and planning with top-level US and UK executives and experts in the field. Managed the Cambridge MA office.

Harvard University, 2003-2005
Research Assistant, History of Science

  • Conducted academic research under Professor Ann Blair, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History as part of her John D and Catherine T MacArther Foundation Fellowship.
  • Research focused on history of the written and printed word, with a heavy focus on recording mechanisms.

Ignition Ventures, 2003-2005
Associate

Technology Transfer firm focusing primarily, but not exclusively, in the biotech field

  • Performed major qualitative and quantitative research for a small technology transfer firm, including market intelligence, technology research and analysis, competitive analysis, business plan formation and final presentations.

Affiliations/Memberships

Girls in Tech (GIT), 2008-present, President

Social Media Breakfast Syracuse, 2013-present, Advisory Board

Willowbank Yacht Club (WBYC), 2012-present, Board Member

The Meta-Activism Project (MAP), 2010-2012, Director of Strategy and Outreach

The Red House Arts Center, 2011-2012, Board Member

Fletcher Women’s Committee on Public Outreach and Social Action, 2010-2011, Chair

Boston World Partnerships (BWP), 2009-2010, Board of the Strategic Group and Connector

DigiActive, 2008-2010, Director of Marketing Strategy and Outreach

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), 2007-2009, Co-Chair of New Marketing Special Interest Group, Boston Chapter

ATASK, 2009, Steering Committee Member for Annual Gala

 

Interests

Business, New media, Technology, International Relations, Music, Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Red Sox, Craft Beer, Anything outdoors, Cooking, Trying new things, Family, Friends, Life.